Rockford Scanner™: Train Hits A Vehicle in Rockford, Still Developing

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Just after 9 pm tonight, emergency personnel were responding to an accident involving a train in Rockford.

A train has hit a vehicle at the railroad tracks near 11th st and Railroad ave.

The vehicle is still on the tracks.  The driver of the vehicle got out and fled on foot.  Last seen on Woodruff running away. Unknown on injuries.

Sounds like the train will be stopped awhile, while they investigate

This is the Canadian National train that is involved.

The train will be stopped for a long time, it is blocking traffic all the way back from 11th st all the way back to the Blackhawk Housing

The vehicle was hit near 11th st and Railroad and was dragged down the tracks. It ended up on the southside of the tracks near 13th st, 2 blocks away from the initial impact site.







Rockford Scanner™: Suspects Rob A Man Pushing A Car, on The East Side

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Rockford Police Officers responded to the 1500 block of Woodruff Ave. for a report of an armed robbery to citizen. Officers located the victim who stated he was pushing a cart in the 1500 block of Woodruff Ave. when he was approached by suspect 1 and 2.

The suspects pointed a gun at the victim and demanded the victims money. Once the suspects took the victim’s wallet the suspects fled the area eastbound on foot. The suspects were described as follows:

Suspect 1 – black male, light skinned, 16 years old, thin, 5’7”.

Suspect 2 – black male, light skinned, 30 years old, 5’6”, 200 lbs.

The victim was not injured during the incident. The investigation is ongoing.

Anyone with information can call the Rockford Police at 815-966-2900

 

 








Rockford Scanner™: Accident With Injuries in Rockford




 

Update: Kishwaukee and 15th ave.

 

Around 9:40 pm tonight, emergency personnel were en route to  a traffic accident with injuries. 

It happened in the area of Broadway and 15th. 

Injuries were reported. Unknown on the severity of the injuries at the time of writing this. 

Avoid the area or expect delays